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Published on January 9th, 2014 | by Wild Gender

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Stop Asking! Says Janet Mock Re: Katie Couric

Janet Mock responds to Katie Couric’s questioning of Carmen Carrera and Laverne Cox  re: the constant drone of body questions related to a curiosity around “transition.”

 

I don’t talk about my kitty cat with my friends. It never seems to come up when we’re gabbing about The Real Housewives or gagging over Beyonce’s “Partition” music video. But I—an unapologetic trans woman and writer—have been asked about my vagina (by people I do not know, mind you) more times than I can even recall.

 

Read the full article at Elle.

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